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GWP Group through the years – a timeline of events and milestones

Matt Dobson: Last Updated 17th February 2022
Posted In: Company News | Industry News xx 31179

Happy Birthday to Us!

Celebrating 30 years of packaging innovation

Thirty years is a long time… but is has certainly flown by!

As GWP Group turns 30, the below timeline has been created to not only celebrate the achievements of the business, but to look back at how the company, the packaging industry and the UK itself has changed over the years.

From new contracts to key staff members joining, new product launches and award winning products, all of this is covered alongside the movies best selling singles and even the major events everyone was talking about for each year.

Thank You

GWP are very grateful for the ongoing support of our staff, suppliers, friends and of course customers, who have helped to shape and our grow our business over the past 30 years.

From all of us at GWP, we would like to say a huge thank you for your ongoing support – and look forward to what the future holds.

GWP Group History – a timeline

The events that shaped the GWP Group business and the wider world…

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In 1995 a new logistics site was opened, with another site added in Newbury in 1998, as the business continued to grow.

The business also saw significant growth in the early 2000s, with Eastman Packaging (now GWP Protective) and Corstat (GWP Conductive) becoming part of the business in 2004 and 2006 respectively.

2009 also saw the current branding introduced, with the name changed to GWP Group in order to better reflect the diverse nature of the packaging offered by the company.

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    Matt Dobson

    Marketing Manager | GWP Group

    Matt has worked in the packaging industry for approximately 9 years, having joined GWP Group as Marketing Executive in 2012. [Read full bio…]

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